True, he's lost a lot of weight in recent years and is no longer the uncanny Rob Ford lookalike that he was between 1995 and 2010. But if he doesn't mind regaining the weight, Carey would be the ideal candidate to play the crack-smoking mayor.
As one of the few actors in Hollywood who is even more unstable than Ford, Busey seems like a natural choice for the role.
Moynihan is renowned for his impressions. But to play Rob Ford, the SNL star wouldn't have to do much work-he is a dead ringer for the mayor in his SNL skits already.
He may be a but young, but if the movie were to focus on Rob Ford's early years, no one is more suited for the part than Rogen.
Mike Myers hasn't starred in a movie since 2008's The Love Guru. What better vehicle for a comeback than Rob Ford: The Movie?
Who wouldn't want to see the King of Queens play the King of Crack?
He's already played a heroin user in Tropic Thunder (and a marijuana user in just about every other film), so playing a crack user wouldn't be much of a stretch for Black.
McBride's performance in Eastbound and Down is perhaps the closest approximation of Rob Ford's personality yet committed to celluloid.
Like the St. Crispian Day speech from Henry V, Rob Ford's "I'm going to kill him" monologue is a tour de force that only an actor of the finest calibre could hope to pull off. There's little doubt in our minds that Giamatti fits that description.
John C. Reilly
To adequately play Rob Ford, both comedic and dramatic talent is required. As he's demonstrated in Magnolia and Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story, Riley has both in spades.